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Monday October 20 2014
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Pens deal Islanders first loss of season

Pens deal Islanders first loss of season

Patric Hornqvist scored a pair of goals, Marc-Andre Fleury made 34 saves and the Penguins knocked the Islanders from the ranks of the unbeaten with a 3-1 win Saturday night in Pittsburgh.

Penn Trafford stays undefeated with 17-10 win over Plum

Penn Trafford stays undefeated with 17-10 win over Plum

Devin Austin had 217 yards rushing and Penn-Trafford held on to beat Plum 17-10, as the Warriors remained undefeated.

Clairton shuts out Monessen in US Steel Game of the Week

Clairton shuts out Monessen in US Steel Game of the Week

Clairton sophomore Lamont Wade ran for 272 yards and three touchdowns on 19 carries as the Bears routed Monessen 60-0 in the teams' first game since Monessen snapped Clairton's 66-game winning streak a year ago.

Defense, running game leads Pitt over Virginia Tech

Defense, running game leads Pitt over Virginia Tech

The defense dominated early, Chad Voytik ran for 118 yards and Pitt snapped a three-game losing skid with a 21-16 win over Virginia Tech at Heinz Field Thursday night.

NHL Storylines

NHL Storylines

Perennial regular season leaders rebuild, the West gets stronger, analytics take center stage and the draft is reconfigured. Here are four league-wide storylines to follow as the NHL season gets underway.

More Important Than Ever

More Important Than Ever

It’s been 12 years since Troy Polamalu first strapped on a Steelers uniform; 14 years since he’s cut his trademark hair. The Christian California-native is now 33-years-old. A new wrinkle has appeared on his skin. A couple strands of his the once jet-black hair have turned gray.

Breakout Players
Le’Veon Bell

So, when Guerin, now an assistant general manager, was effusive in his praise of Penguins first-round pick Kasperi Kapanen during prospects development camp in July, the NHL took notice.

And, after clinging to Dan Bylsma much longer than some would have liked, eventually dispatched him in favor of former WHL mastermind Mike Johnston.

Yawn!

Jayson Megna

PLAYER OF THE MONTH: Austin Kemp, RB, Thomas Jefferson

After anchoring a surprisingly effective Pirates pitching staff in 2013 and following with what has been an equally stellar offensive performance in 2014, the two-year $17 million contract he recei

Domestic violence is awful. That’s something most of us can agree on, in black and white terms. Right? Wrong. Domestic violence, like so many problematic subjects, has shades of gray.
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Monessen (4-3) is fresh off a 52-22 loss to Jeanette and will need a win against either Clairton (7-0) or Springdale (4-3) to return to the WPIAL playoffs.
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Penn Trafford will look to continue to cement themselves as WPIAL Quad-A favorites as they take on an improved Plum side in a late season conference battle.
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There were plenty of changes throughout the league this offseason, but most of the movement should only make the West stronger as the Eastern Conference struggles to keep up.
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A starter since her freshman year of high school, Brenna Wise has made a name for herself throughout her conference, the greater Pittsburgh area and across the state of Pennsylvania.
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Western PA has long-provided the NFL with some of its top-end talent and that continues to be the case. As of the end of the September, 21 former WPIAL or Pittsburgh City League players graced NFL rosters.
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There is no shortage of great athletes to come out of the Mon-Valley, but perhaps no single institution has produced more great athletes than old Donora High School (now part of Ringgold). The WPIAL Hall of Fame has recognized the following Donora greats.
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Through five games, there are a few teams and a few players who have stood out above the rest.
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